Barkerville Heritage Trust

Barkerville Historic Town & Park is a Province of BC owned Heritage Property & Park, and a Government of Canada National Historic Site, located in the shared ancestral territories of the Dakelh (Carrier) and Secwépemc (Shuswap) Peoples and managed by Barkerville Heritage Trust, a not-for-profit charitable organization governed by a volunteer Board of Directors.

The Trust’s role is to ensure the continued operation of Barkerville as a high quality heritage site. Their mission statement states that “…as the operating and managing partner working with The Government of BC, the owner and statutory guardian of provincial heritage resources, [the Trust] is committed to ensuring that Barkerville is efficiently managed, educational and entertaining to visit and is sustained as a premier heritage resource attraction in BC. Barkerville will continue to be recognized across BC, Canada and the rest of the world for its historical significance.

Board of Directors

Iona Campagnola, Honorary Patron
Kirstin Clausen, Chair
Glen Thielmann,
Vice Chair
Grant Johannesen, Secretary
Roger Solly, Treasurer 

Kirk Gable, Director
Chris Lodder, Director
Gabe Fourchalk, Director
Richard N. Liu, Director
Miriam Schilling, Director
Les Waldie, Director
Rob Rummel, Director
Craig Smith, Director
Al Richmond, Director

General Enquiries or 1-888-994-3332 ex. 0


Kate Cox
Chief Executive Officer
1-888-994-3332, ext. 39

Ksenya Dorwart
Commerce Manager
1-888-994-3332 ext. 49

Jillian Merrick
Preservation & Presentation Manager
1-888-994-3332, ext. 28

Carrie Chard
Operations & Protection Services Manager
1-888-994-3332, ext. 45

Ryan Adams
Finance, Projects, and HR Manager
1-888-994-3332 ext. 24

Rocky Nenka
Commerce Lead
1-888-994-3332 ext. 37

Mandy Kilsby
1-888-994-3332, ext. 35

James Douglas 
Public Programming & Global Media Development Lead
1-888-994-3332, ext. 41

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